Quick Tips

No DNS with Ubuntu and Android Hotspot Solution

So on occasion, I rely on my wife’s Macbook Pro as I lack a laptop. Before you judge, understand that...

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NVIDIA Linux Video Game Tearing Fix

Today’s quick tip should help you to deal with a common NVIDIA video issue that plagues many of us. Some...

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Ubuntu Server Security Updates Only

Today’s quick tip is actually a lesser-known way of keeping up your security updates, but doing so without the very...

Write Your Own CPU Meter in Bash

Here’s a fun little project that is a pretty good combination of array use and pattern manipulation. #!/bin/bash function get_mhz()...

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TeamViewer Alternatives for Linux

If you follow tech news at all, you’ve heard about “the happening” over at TeamViewer and of the “stuff” the...

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Tar vs Rsync

Files getting lost or corrupted? A most heinous challenge, dude! So when strange things are afoot at the Linux-workstation, we...

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Dude! Where’s My Data!

Little in life sucks more than moving to a new desktop environment or distro, only to realize your data for...

How to Verify the Integrity of a File with SHA-1

(Matt’s addendum to Eric’s video) There are other Secure Hash Algorithms available, however for the demonstration in this video, Eric...

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Backing Up Only Recent Files

  Gnarly Backup School Series Getting backups done is important. Sometimes what you have to backup and what you want...

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Making a Non-Spamming Alert using Diff

Being on pager duty is a downer. And it’s a big mistake that ruins the on-call or first-responder position when...

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